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SFGTV
Nov 29, 2012 4:00pm PST
sustainable practices our former mayor and now lieutenant governor gavin newsom. [applause] >> a couple years ago then mayor newsom forged a partner with san francisco and president clinton and the clinton global initiative to transform the civic city into the first of its kind sustainable resource district. since then we have built 525 golden gate, our puc building, one of the greenest in north america and on track to receive lead platinum certification. yes. we have installed electric charging stations here at civic center. we have free wi-fi. we have installations at the urban gardens and led lights in the plaza and we continue to do even more. i am proud to announce here that we have applied for lead certification of eight of the existing buildings in the san francisco historic civic center district. [applause] that will represent more than 2.2 million square feet of civic real estate, including buildings such as city hall, the symphony, the library, the art museum and more. it's challenging to retrofit some of the buildings for energy efficiency and water conservation but we have done it
SFGTV2
Nov 12, 2012 2:30pm PST
remained an effective and visionary leader for everyone. mayor newsom gained worldwide recognition when he granted marriage licenses to same sex couples in 2004. we all remember those moving pictures of smiling couples on the steps of city hall, some of them their children watching on. his actions in 2004 thrust this civil rights issue into the national spotlight and cemented his reputation as a fearless public officials who does what he thinks is right. under mayor newsom's energetic leadership the economy grew and the city became an economic center for biotech and clean tech. gach newsom has been a trail blaitzer on combating homelessness and protecting the government. in 2007 he was re-elected as mayor with more than 70 percent of the vote, which is unheard of. please welcome our lieutenant governor, gavin newsom. >> my role was to get tom to speak. i'm just going to jump in because i want to keep you all on time. you've got an agenda packet and i'm going to be held accountable if you don't meet it. roslyn, let's pick up on tom's passion. he told me a couple points that are important
SFGTV
Nov 5, 2012 1:30am PST
. mayor newsom and muni at running, and later as mayor newsom was gone and then buddy (inaudible). and hold out for $385,000 check, why? the story is clear. they ask the airport director to put the airport lobby shuttles with the taxi downstairs. and the story came out and the money paid and then in the chronicle. and then the mayor paid back the money. and similar to that, hundreds of people that are the rich company owners. they paid the money to the mayor. through that channel they asked the mayor to (inaudible) issue these permits. to allow (inaudible) permits and fundamental requirement for these medallions. they said okay, three-year le e lease. it's not permanent so they don't have to go through (inaudible) review. there were so many taxi drivers in front of city hall. and i have to admit i know most of them and they one time considered getting me out by issuing an admonishment letter. you can kick out the (inaudible), and where do i go? do i have 10,000 to go to the court? no, all of these people from third world and immigrants their rights are taken away today. please, you are
SFGTV2
Nov 2, 2012 7:00pm PDT
francisco the honorable edwin lee. former mayor and current lieutenant governor the honorable gavin newsom. the city chief of protocol charlotte schultz, and her husband former secretary of state george schultz. former mayor willie brown. [cheers and applause] and former mayor frank jordan. we want to acknowledge the husband of united states senator and former mayor dianne feinstein, mr. richard bloom. the wife of former mayor gina mos coney and the wife of former mayor joe alliteo, catherine. the sister of former mayor george christopher. the board board and the rest of the city family who has made this event possible. we are also honored to be joined by several giants dignitaries. president and ceo larry baer and his wife sam. [cheers and applause] . giants vice president and general manager brian saibian and his wife amanda. [cheers and applause] the wife of the skipper mrs. kim bochy. and let us now welcome distinguished members of the giants ownership group, charles johnson, david jenkins, trina and rob veen, tory and steven humphrey and allen baer. and we also joined by past giants o
SFGTV
Nov 16, 2012 1:00pm PST
newsom and now mayor lee, they make sure that we have the funds that we need to pursue disability access, that is vital. that is from the top. what we get to do as councilmembers, i'm trying to promote people stepping forward to apply as a council member in the future. we get to try to bridge some of the gaps that ms. jacobson herself did today. across the bay. she sees a need, she tries to bridge the gap. sometimes we need to be angry. that's okay. if we come with respect, human respect, we respect the notion of human rights will be okay. it is called the squeaky wheel, as our former director used to set. the squeaky wheel is oiled by law, it will move forward. i started out in the committee. the program access committee. it is no longer in existence. one of our main projects was trying to include disability rights in the -- i'm thinking about it myself -- when you hire a contractor, you have minority rights.
SFGTV
Nov 6, 2012 1:30am PST
team. our team started about 8 years ago and under mayor newsom's leadership and mayor newsom had visited different locations around the country and had heavy belief in the fact that you need outreach to reach out to folks who are otherwise unable to connect to the services that can help them. there are lots of people who use our department of public health services, human health services, shelters, but the outreach team is composed in particular to reach out to folks who had the inability because of their disabilities to make these connections. and so we were put together, you know, staffing from the department of public health, from human services agency, from a nonprofit, cats, one of the wonderful thing about cats is that they actually hire people who formerly were homeless, who formerly were people with substance dependence and these are folks who have now recovered and they want to give back. so our co-workers are people who have actually been through the experience themselves along with some of our psychiatric and social work perspective, this one-two punch is a great way t
SFGTV
Nov 29, 2012 2:00pm PST
dispatching using gps. that was gavin newsome, feb. 13, 2007. the same day commissioner heinicke recommended 75 peak-time medallions and 25 regular service medallions. in 2006, the bumps in the road were clear. that is me a and my survey, the examiner. 61% of the customers surveyed used dispatch. 2006, 49%. guess what, the mta cliff is clear now, the bubble has burst. [indiscernible] these is the publicity that we have been getting. >> chairman nolan: next speaker. [indiscernible] >> good afternoon directors. malik mahmoud. phnd [sounds like] on a $7 ride, we used to get $2, $3 in cash. $3 is more than 40%. when using the credit card machines, giving us $1, $1.50. i am preparing a document that i will send you in a couple of days with my original seats from my cab, it will show you that the tipping from them is less than 20%. on a cash basis we used to get much more. tipping has gone down for the credit card issue. 200 more cabs came in. we are losing money. the drivers' income is constantly downward. yellow cab already opened their own app; [indiscernible] [indiscernible] that's the way to
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